CHARLOTTE, NC -- Below are the prepared remarks of First Lady Michelle Obama for the 2012 Democratic National Convention:
Thank you so much, Elaine … we are so grateful for your family’s service and sacrifice … and we will always have your back.
Over the past few...
I am 50 years old and have been republican since I could vote when I was 18 years old. Politics and Presidents didn't really matter that much to me when I was young, however after watching the Bush Administration over these past 8 years I am disgusted with how America has turned...
In what may have been the opening salvo in attempts to discredit Hillary Clinton in anticipation of a 2016 Presidential bid, John Bolton recently and loudly criticized her when she was unable to appear before the Senate, and testify relating to Benghazi. Never mind that these...
Someone emailed this to me prior to the recent election. It's pretty funny...
Dear Red States:
We're ticked off at your neanderthal attitudes and politics and we've decided we're leaving:
"Legitimate rape" is almost reason enough!
We in New York intend to form our own...
Talking Points Memo (TPM)
March 13, 2014
A substantial majority of Americans believe Obamacare should remain law, either exactly as it is or with small changes, according to a new poll.
Bloomberg News found that a combined 64 percent of Americans said...
The Daily Beast
March 10, 2015
A day after releasing a letter that potentially threatened the Obama Administration's negotiations with Iran, some Republicans who signed on are realizing it was a bad call.
Behind the scenes, Republicans are wondering if sending an open...
RECIPIENTS TO WILD ANIMALS
The Huffington Post
A Republican Senate candidate equated food stamp recipients to wild animals in a Facebook post Monday.
The candidate, Dr. Annette Bosworth, is running in the Republican primary to succeed Sen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D., who...
September 20, 2013
"The debate that's going on in Congress is not meeting the test of helping middle-class families,"
Obama said. "They're focused on trying to mess with me. They're not focused on you."
"A government shutdown is not abstract," he continued...
BY CALLING HIM A SCUMBAG
Senator Lindsay Graham committed the ultimate act of disrespect to President Obama and to the presidency itself when he called White House officials scumbags who are lying about Benghazi.
On the Mike Gallagher Show, Sen. Lindsay...
Barrett: What Rudy Giuliani Knows About Love--
A Response to his "Doesn't Love America" Critique of Obama
New York Daily News
February 20, 2015
Rudy Giuliani knows a lot about love.
Ask Regina Peruggi, the second cousin he grew up with and married, who was "offended" when...
October 17, 2012
Tonight our President was articulate and forceful -- in sharp contrast to his performance in the first presidential debate.
He stated his beliefs, he defended his record. He told America where he wanted to take the nation in his second...
comedian Sarah Palin. Amazingly, she comes somewhat close to being semi-coherent in this particular stand-up routine. Not only that, but she almost seems to have an understanding (of some sort) of the meaning of a commonly used Latin phrase, helpfully pointing out to the...
lives in the water supply of this charming little part of the “sportsman’s paradise”. Residents are being told they can drink the water, bathe, cook, etc. -- just don’t get it up your nose. Well…I don’t know about you, but I think it would be...
September 25, 2014)As Eric Holder prepares to step down as the Attorney General, he leaves behind a trail of cases; many seeking the kind of justice some believe only he could hand down.Holder was the driving force behind some of the modern day strides people of color have made...
PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON: Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you. (Sustained cheers, applause.) Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.
Now, Mr. Mayor, fellow Democrats, we are here to nominate a president. (Cheers, applause.) And I’ve got one in mind. (Cheers, applause...
Johnson is one of my favorite U.S. presidents. This is primarily because of his “Great Society” domestic agenda, which brought us Medicare and Medicaid, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1968, the Voting Rights Act (1965), Head Start, Job Corps...
October 30, 2012
ROMNEY LIKENS HURRICANE RELIEF TO CLEANING UP RUBBISH AND PAPER PRODUCTS FROM A FOOTBALL FIELD... IS HE JOKING?
It's become a platitude to say that no one should be playing politics with
Hurricane Sandy, but that's silly.
A MESSAGE TO GEORGE BUSH AND RICHARD CHENEY FROM A DYING VETERAN
To: George W. Bush and Richard Cheney
From: Tomas Young
"I write this letter on the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War on behalf of my fellow Iraq War veterans.
I write this letter on behalf of the 4,488 soldiers...
making a clear, coherent statement expressing her support for fast food workers in their campaign for a livable wage, followed by right-wing darling, Sarah Palin. I shudder to think that the second woman could have been a heartbeat away from the presidency.
March 10, 2015
"A Near-Unprecedented Attempt By One Party To Meddle In The Foreign Diplomatic Affairs Of The United States"
(The Kansas City Star)
"A Profound And Dismaying Disrespect For The Office Of The Presidency"
(The Detroit Free Press)
"We Strenuously Condemn Their...
”This is a rather depressing time for those of us who are Democrats as the Republicans are expected to make gains in the 2014 mid-term elections. But let’s look on the bright side. At least the entertainment value of Congress may be increased a bit with the election...
his mouth yet again.
Yes the man who has changed parties as often as he has changed wives,had this to say about President Obama,""I do not believe, and I know this is a horrible thing to say, but I do not believe that the president loves America," Giuliani is quoted as saying...
! My proposition is as follows...1. Raise the min wage
2. Give Everyone with thrashed credit a 650 credit score...if you have bitchin' credit that you have worked hard for - you keep it .
3. Give more SMALL Biz tax breaks...
May 16, 2014
Operation American Spring, billed as a Friday morning multi-million patriot march on Washington, D.C. to oust leadership from the nation's capital, - from President Obama to House Speaker John Boehner - has proven woefully below...
I grew up in western KY. The state at that time was pretty much a Democrat state, but a lot of local offices were held by Republicans. Most people around us were Southern Baptists (as i was raised), Methodists, or Church of God members. My dad was a coal miner, he operated the...
PERJURY, ELECTION FRAUD
June 4, 2014
Senate hopeful Annette Bosworth seems to be having a rough go of it since South Dakota's primary on Tuesday night.
Bosworth turned herself into authorities Wednesday afternoon shortly after state Attorney General Marty...
Human Trafficking Bill
Dallas Morning News, March 17, 2015
WASHINGTON -- Efforts to quash a filibuster on Sen John Cornyn-authored bill to combat human trafficking failed Tuesday morning when Republicans couldn't muster the 60 votes needed.
Cornyn called the bill "one of...
God forbid (actually, thank God!) that President Obama dares to question any aspect of capitalism, i.e. demonizing Bain Captial....but this is THE question for Republicans...why is it perfectly fine for venture...
December 16, 2014
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), Sarah Palin, and Congressman Phil Gingrey (R-Ga) and other Republicans have all distinguished themselves in terms of the 2014 field of untruths.
Their exaggerations about Ebola constitute the "Lie of the Year...
I vote Democrat simply because it is the lesser of two evils. If you had to be more accurate, I'm more of a Socialist Democrat, or maybe even a Utopian Anarchist. While I'm not into oppressive totalitarian regimes, some people have even accused me of being a Communist. But the...
It's time for Senators and Congresspersons to take a bite of a reality sandwich. Granted, it doesn't taste as good as prime rib, as it's just a couple of pieces of bread made up of leftover scraps, and probably smothered in salad dressing or mayo.
I digress. I challenge all...
Yes, I am a registered Democrat. But somehow I feel that politics in America has gotten too polarized!
It's gotten so bad that we can't even elect a president and we comment negatively about the opposite party endlessly. How can we ever come together and really make change...
March 17, 2015
President Barack Obama traced the origins of Islamic State militants back to the presidency of George W. Bush and the invasion of Iraq back in 2003, arguing that it's growth was an "unintended consequence" of the war.
In an interview with Vice...
Kill Each Other
We are all familiar with the ongoing saga of Cliven Bundy. An elderly, pasty-faced white extremist, and a loathsome, unrepentant racist. And we are all familiar with the so-called “patriot” groups that have travelled to Bunkerville to share the limelight...
The Tea Party is like the Ku Klux Klan “without the robes.”
This is what Rep. Steve Cohen from Tennessee had to say about this “grass roots” organization, which had such a significant effect on recent elections. I don’t think anyone would dispute that the Tea...
Democrats are currently trying to pass the
Paycheck Fairnes Act, which would end the travesty of women earning 77 cents for every dollar that men earn.
Republicans are filibustering the bill.
So what's THEIR plan to close the gender pay gap?
Here's what Kirsten...
April 24, 2013
A dangerous, devious, dishonest, ultra-conservative EPer posted the following story today in the
"I Think Barack Obama Is Dangerous For This Country" group
"How Do We Stop Mass Shootings In America?
Why is it that the people who steal guns, then go and kill...
No wonder why the Conservatives are screaming their heads off about Socialism. Not to mention they don't even know the real definition!
Fox: the Socialist News Network
To watch Fox News on...
The Huffington Post
October 24, 2011
Talking to a Republican can be frustrating. Often it seems like they are speaking an entirely different language -- and, in many cases, they are!
For this reason, in the hopes of facilitating cross-party dialogue and...
Watching the democratic primary unfold, it seems clear that Barack Hussein Obama is a Republican tactical manuever. How else could an unheard of 1st year senator be catapulted into the White House?! Forty-five years is a very young age to be in...
Talking Points Memo, February 27, 2015
WASHINGTON --In a huge embarrassment for Republican leaders, the GOP House voted down their bill Friday to avert a Homeland Security shutdown hours before the deadline.
The House GOP plan was to pass a three-week stopgap bill...